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Table 3 DW-ADC values distribution according to pathology results among the studied cases

From: Role of diffusion-weighted MRI in evaluation of pediatric musculoskeletal soft tissue masses

Pathology DW-ADC × 10–3 mm2/s
N Mean SD Minimum Maximum
Lipoma 9 1.1196 .05497 1.04 1.21
Venous malformation(VM) 2 1.9140 .12162 1.83 2.00
Abscess 6 .6810 .11314 .60 .76
Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) 8 .4498 .27050 .20 .74
Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) 2 1.0580 0.0 1.06 1.06
Lymphangioma 5 2.2100 .03960 2.18 2.24
Lipoblastoma/atypical lipoma 1 1.00 0.0 1.00 1.00
Hemangioma 8 1.6538 .06664 1.56 1.72
Fibroma 4 1.7895 .07849 1.73 1.84
Baker’s cyst 4 2.6440 .10889 2.57 2.72
Ewing sarcoma 7 0.5978 .36040 .30 .86
Lymphoma 6 .4937 .34210 .20 .82
Total 62 1.3560 .62812 .20 2.72
Test of significance F = 80.16
P < 0.001*
  1. Statistically significant (if P < 0.001*)